HRE Duke of York to visit Azerbaijan
His Royal Highness Prince Andrew, Britain's Duke of York, will visit Baku in the end of June, the British embassy in Baku told Trend. He visits Azerbaijan as the UKs special representative on trade and investments.
The visit is linked with the completion of the construction of the Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan main export oil pipeline and its commissioning. He is expected to meet with the leadership of Azerbaijan, as well as representatives of British business circles, and to discuss the upgrade of the Azerbaijani-British economic and commercial relationships.
On 1 July the Duke intends to attend in Baku an official reception to be given in the honor of the birthday of the British Queen Elizabeth II.
The Duke of York visited Baku in May 2005 to participate in a ceremony of first oil pumping to the Baku Tbilisi-Ceyhan main export oil pipeline.